Comments from Foundation Course participants

The following comments are selected from anonymous feedback at the end of the Foundation Course:


Excellent weekend, I thoroughly enjoyed the practical learning along with the theoretical information that underpinned it.
Best course I’ve been on for a long time.
Cardiff February 2017

It was fabulous.
Really interesting weekend – different way of approaching patients to what I am used to.
Northwich November 2016

Teaching marvellous, brilliant resources, folder, website, etc.
Great venue, lovely property.
Northwich October 2016

Very useful, an eye-opener into another aspect of medicine I wish I had understood sooner.
Glasgow 2016

Brilliant weekend and excellent teaching, feeling confident to incorporate into my practice.
Northwich June 2016

This really is the best CPD/training course I have been on in a number of years in practice, well organised, informative, and crucially lots of hands on practice.
London March 2016

The best-organised CPD course I have done.
Northwich November 2015

I found the dynamic approach to teaching valuable, hands on demonstrations and practical tips over and above the basics.
I was very impressed this weekend as I made some suggestions to make the students more comfortable and found these suggestions had been acted on.
Northwich June 2015

Good depth and spread of knowledge delivered with enthusiasm and passion.

Northwich 2014

Really well run, excellent combination of practical and theory, ideally targeted for beginners.
I would like to emphasise that this was a most enjoyable, well run and educational course, my grateful thanks, you were all very patient.
Very well organised, excellent team of speakers, Enjoyed a lot will recommend to colleagues.
London 2013

Thank you so much for an interesting, entertaining and inspiring course, very well presented by an enthusiastic and knowledgeable team, I can not wait to get started.
London 2012

Extremely well run, very interesting, great amount of hands on experience, lecturers excellent.
Enjoyable and not as scary as I thought it would be!
Glasgow 2012

It was very inspiring to see how much intelligent thought and consideration had gone into the advice and teaching we were given, a fantastic course thanks so much.
Manchester 2012

The course leaders have a tremendous level of knowledge to tap into.
Bristol 2012

Loved working in small groups and good idea to change tutor around.
Very enjoyable course made better by superbly experienced and approachable tutors, thank you.
York 2012

Having filled out pre-course my learning objectives, I have fulfilled all of them, very pleased.
I will strongly recommend this course to others. Good teaching and good demonstration.
London 2012

Very nice food. Thank you to all the tutors, this course has been really enjoyable and far exceeded my expectations.
Bristol 2012


The course was very well organised, the notes are also excellent and comprehensive.
York 2012

Personally, I appreciate the importance of discussing the efficiency of acupuncture but I feel there was too much emphasis on research evidence.
Glasgow 2011

Practical, enjoyable and informative.
Small group work and approachable tutors made the course very engaging and useful.
London September 2011

Great course – very enjoyable as the instructors really knew their stuff. Great food too!
Dublin 2011

Thank you for a great learning experience.
London April 2011

Once I got over the fear, and feeling out of my depth, I can honestly say I enjoyed it.
Genuinely fantastic.
York 2011

Fantastic course, I'm feeling really enthusiastic about acupuncture and needling in future. Thank you so much.
Slough 2010

Great course, very enjoyable, all teachers fun and knowledgable and very approachable.
Lovely people on course, a big thank you, I would thoroughly recommend it.
London September 2010

Completely relevant and at the right level. Very interesting, interactive, practical and fun.
Well structured and not too pressured, good mix of practicals.
Informative, dynamic, enthusiastic, friendly, supportive and entertaining.
London April 2010

Great fun, intellectually challenging, I really enjoyed working with different health professionals.
Bristol 2010

Very thorough tuition, well organised and lots of information, many thanks.
Slough 2009

Great course, enjoyed all the practical experience with knowledgeable tutors.
Birmingham 2009

Fast pace and informative. Very intense from a nursing perspective, but that would not put me off recommending the course to colleagues.
London 2009

A well run and well organised course, very interesting and enjoyable, thank you.
Glasgow 2009

The course was thoroughly enjoyable. The views of the course leader were pragmatic, which helps in clearing the overall “slurring” that surrounds acupuncture.
York 2009